Management Accountant


Callington, United Kingdom
Job Type
Dependent upon experience

We are looking for a Management Accountant with manufacturing experience, to join a well established food manufacturers on the outskirts of Plymouth. We require someone who has experience within a business that employs a large number of people.

Reporting to the Management Accounting Manager, we are looking for a team member to support the business with detailed and accurate management accounting information.

Key Accountabilities (list not exhaustive):

  • Monthly cost of sales accounting
  • Monthly reconciliation of sales, over-rider, retro promotion and origination accruals
  • Weekly and monthly sales and margin analysis by customer and product
  • Distribution and overhead analysis
  • Obsolete stock reconciliation and cost reduction project
  • NPD and overhead intercompany recharges
  • Approval of any relevant purchase invoices
  • Responsible for petty cash
  • Upload Monthly Accounts pack onto SharePoint
  • Excise Duty HMRC Return
  • Provide support of Recipe Professor costings during busy periods, as well as cover for Commercial Accountant role
  • Plan and prioritise workload, ensuring that all deadlines are achieved, and files/records are kept up to date
  • Liaise closely with managers to ensure information is presented in the best format and is user friendly.
  • Continuously improving systems and procedures within the management accounting area
  • Provide holiday cover in other areas of the Finance department as required
  • Any other ad-hoc requests as required

Key Skills and Training Required:

  • Qualified / Part Qualified in ACCA / CIMA (essential)
  • Manufacturing experience (essential)
  • Computer literate – excellent Excel skills
  • Understanding of Cost Accounting would be an advantage
  • Problem solving
  • Commercial awareness
  • Highly motivated
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities
  • Flexible approach to tasks undertaken and working hours
  • Ability to work under pressure, working to and achieving tight deadlines
  • Team working
  • Commercial and customer awareness and focus
  • Good communication skills

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